Category Archives: Recipes

Anti-inflammatory Acai Smoothie

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Ingredients    1/2 cup mango 1 eight ounce glass almond milk 1/2 cup spinach leaves  1/2 tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp coconut oil Pinch Himalayan salt  Pinch fresh ground black pepper 2 Tbsp dried açaí berries Why black peppercorns you may ask? The  black pepper and the coconut oil (or any type of fat)help absorb […]

Cucumber Fennel Slaw

Cucumber Fennel Slaw recipe

I wanted something crunchy, refreshing and simple to make so I opened my fridge and grabbed some cucumbers and fennel. Both greens are great sources of fiber so they are super filling!  Cucumber is a great source of silica which helps maintain skin elasticity healthy collagen. I add added some parsley for more fiber and vitamin C. […]

Gluten-Free Banana Chia Seed Cake

gluten free banana chia seed cake recipe

I love to play in the kitchen and experiment with recipes.  Today I woke up with a sweet craving and wanted to see what yumminess I can create with ingredients I already have.     Et voila! I present to you my Gluten-Free Banana Chia Seed Cake.       Ingredients   4 ripe bananas […]

Vegan Energy Bites

vegan coconut energy bites

Ingredients 1/2 cup hemp seeds 1/4 cup coconut flour 2 tbsp raw sesame butter 1/4 tsp Himalayan pink sea salt 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 large pitted date 3-4 tbsp warm water Directions Blend all ingredients and roll into balls.  Roll over sesame seeds and refrigerate covered for at least 1 HR. […]

Roasted Butternut Squash

roasted butternut squash recipe

I love Fall for many reasons..the crisp air and foliage turning..and making my favorite recipes using local produce.   I invite you to try this simple dish that contains a treasure trove of nutrients such as beta-carotene, potassium, vitamin C and fiber. The spices add both flavor and anti-inflammatory benefits. Bon App!      Ingredients […]

Anti-inflammatory Pomegranate Oatmeal

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As the temperatures drop my body begins to crave warmer, comforting foods. This morning I made turmeric-infused steel cut oats with creamy almond butter, sprinkled with tart, juicy ruby red pomegranate jewels.   Just a few words on the luscious pomegranate..it contains powerful anticarcinogeic and anti-inflammatory compounds such as ellagic acid and red-pigmented flavonoids called […]

Coconut Curry Veggies

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I love making this quick and simple dish because it’s packed with tons of fiber, flavor and a good amount of protein from the beans. The spices provide multiple anti-inflammatory benefits and are super healing. I always feel nourished and full after this yummy dish and hope you enjoy making it and eating it as […]

Mixed Berry Chia Seed Jam

chia seed mixed berry jam recipe

Biting into a juicy, sweet  strawberry reminds me of my childhood, when my grandma used to take me berry picking in upstate, NY. I remember those hot, long summer days, walking along those lush fields of greens, dotted with red jewels. Fast-forward a few years later and you can find me foraging for those deliciously […]

Berry Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding

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One of the activities I enjoy the most is experimenting with recipes and playing in the kitchen. Taking the time to slow down and make a meal allows me to embrace the moment and take time to nourish myself. I believe that cooking is one of the multiple ways we can cultivate self-love. It fosters […]